Interviews with the Interviewers

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Monday, December 26, 2011

Today's show is a best-of, so we won't be taking any calls. But the comments page is always open!

Brian Lehrer hosts the hosts, featuring interviews with Christiane Amanpour, Larry King, Tom Brokaw, and Jim Lehrer (no relation). First, a look back at the movements of 2011 from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street and beyond with ABC and CNN's Amanpour, who this year interviewed Libya's Muammar Qaddafi and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak. Then, NBC's Tom Brokaw on "the greatest generation"; former CNN host King on asking "why" questions; and Jim Lehrer of PBS on moderating presidential debates.

Amanpour on Covering Democracy

Christiane Amanpour, host of ABC's This Week with Christiane Amanpour (who is stepping down to work for CNN and ABC), talks about reporting on and covering pro-democracy movements this past year, and entering the presidential election cycle as a talk show host.

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Brokaw on The American Dream

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Jim Lehrer: Inside the Presidential Debates

As Republican candidates continued the fight for the nomination this week in another early Republican primary debate, former PBS News anchor Jim Lehrer, no stranger to the moderator's chair, joins us to discuss his career as an interviewer and his new book, Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain.

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Larry King: 50 Years of Questions


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